1805 C-1 Stemless Wreath R2-. PCGS graded MS-65 Brown. CAC. Lustrous medium steel brown with peeps of faded mint red in protected areas. Outstanding eye appeal and nearly flawless. The best identifying marks are a small spot of slightly darker brown toning tucked against the upper lip and a tiny planchet flake inside the C in CENT. MDS, Manley state 2.0 early, with a small rim cud joining at least 5 dentils right of the fraction. The reverse is rotated 25 degrees CW. Our grade is MS62. The attribution and Missouri Cabinet provenance are shown on the PCGS label. PCGS population 1; the finest graded for the variety. (PCGS # 35179) Estimate Value $10,000 - UP Ex Harlan P. Smith, S. H. & H. Chapman 5/1906:201-Charles S. Deetz-unknown-Mulford B. Simons (DBA Penn Valley Coin Shoppe) 6/27/1970-R. Tettenhorst-EPNNES-Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 05.1.1).
Price Realized: $69000
Images and description courtesy of Ira and Larry Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, Los Angeles, CA.
From Goldberg's sale of the Missouri Cabinet Collection, 1/26/2014, lot 78.
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